Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.05
Liaison Kimberly Reeves
Submission Date Feb. 15, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Colorado Colorado Springs
OP-16: Commute Modal Split

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.67 / 5.00 Jim Spice
Executive Director of Parking and Transportation
Parking and Transportation Services
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Total full-time equivalent student enrollment:
10,864

Full-time equivalent of employees:
1,627

Has the institution gathered data about student commuting behavior?:
Yes

Total percentage of students that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary mode of transportation:
14

A brief description of the method(s) used to gather data about student commuting:

A transportation survey went out to all students in October 2019 via the student listserv email. Total student response was 992, which is a 5.9% response rate of the total student population. For the modes question, the number of completed responses for students was 675. Responses that did not total 100% were removed from total; this resulted in ~300 responses removed.


Has the institution gathered data about employee commuting behavior?:
Yes

Total percentage of employees that use more sustainable commuting options as their primary mode of transportation:
9

A brief description of the method(s) used to gather data about employee commuting:

A transportation survey went out to all faculty and staff in October 2019 via the faculty/staff listserv email. Total faculty/staff response was 441, which is a 27% response rate of the total faculty/staff population. For the modes question, the number of completed responses for faculty/staff was 375. Responses that did not total 100% were removed from total; this resulted in ~50 responses removed.


Percentage of students and employees that use the following as their primary mode of transportation:
Percentage of students (0-100) Percentage of employees (0-100)
Single-occupancy vehicle 86 91
Zero-emissions vehicle --- ---
Walk, cycle, or other non-motorized mode 7 5
Vanpool or carpool 5 3
Public transport or campus shuttle 2 1
Motorcycle, motorized scooter/bike, or moped 0 0
Distance education / telecommute 0 0

Website URL where information about student or employee commuting is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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